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To accommodate the British and ANZAC troops at Codford, a large number of temporary wooden huts were built in a series of camps, mainly along the e

Codford, one of its most prominent citizens, James Raxworthy were at the centre of the Captain Swing riots in Wiltshire.

The Hungerfords were one of the largest West Country magnate families. Their family seat was Farleigh Hungerford in Somerset near Trowbridge.